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Last NameColbert    
Given NameMargaret Matthew °    
alt. NamesM. M. C. ;    
Marriagemammalian paleontologist Edwin (Ned) Harris Colbert (1905-2001)    
Childrenfive sons    
Year born1911 in Brooklyn, New York    
Year died2007     
Place of deathFlagstaff, Arizona ?    
Father's occupationvertebrate paleontologist William Diller Matthew (1871-1930)    
RelativesKate Lee (1876-1955) (mother) ; George Frederick Matthew (grandfather), studied paleozoic New Brunswick petrified fauna and flora ;    
EducationCalifornia College of Arts    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forEdwin (Ned) Harris Colbert (1905-2001) (husband ); cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Harris_Colbert    
PatronageAmerican Museum Nat. Hist. in New York (scientific illustrator); Field Museum; National Science Foundation, New Mexico Mus.Nat.Hist.     
Collaboratorsmostly with her husband, who travelled all seven continents and wrote more than 400 scientific articles and more than 20 books.    
Techniquespaleontological drawing, woodcut, engraving, museum mural painting, sculpture    
Sample(s)www.strangescience.net/colbert.htm ; http://scrubmuncher.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/sivathere-and-kish-heads.jpg%3Fw%3D500    
Archival sourceswww.vertpaleo.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=ColbertPrize&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=1347    
Published sourcesAnn Brimacombe Elliot: Charming the Bones. MMC (2000) ; R. Moody & E. Fuffetaut: Dinosaurs 2010: 123f. ;    
otherIn 1969, M.C. retired to Flagstaff, Arizona, where E.C. held emeritus position at the Museum of Northern Arizona, where she painted large geol. murals.    

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